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Offline JEANP

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D Young
« Reply #27 on: Sunday 03 September 06 18:45 BST (UK) »
Jim,

I have recently come across a plan of Benholm Kirkyard dated March 12th 1892.
There are 2 Young plots marked on it, D Young which seems to be in a enclosure and T Young which is marked above 3 or 4 plots. I will check this out for you again and see if I missed the stones.

Jean
p.s. there are also a couple of plots marked McFarline.
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D Young
« Reply #28 on: Saturday 07 October 06 14:11 BST (UK) »
Jim,

The D Young stone is quite a large obelisk! This the entry from the pre 1855 gravestone index.

Erected by David Young MD Surgeon Honourable East India Company's Service in memory of his father Jas Young for 52 years parish schoolmaster of Benholm d. 31.10.1855 83, mother Christian McGregor 4.11.1855 82.
Robert Young schoolmaster at Benholm from 1843-1873 d. 27.4.1900 85 wife Mary Ann Bartlett 24.3.1873 41.

We are on locking up duty at the kirk so I'll check the others out later today - weather permitting!

Jean
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Youngs & McFarline
« Reply #29 on: Saturday 07 October 06 18:53 BST (UK) »
Hi Jim,

Been down and had a look at the T Young & McFarline plots, but there's no stones unfortunately.

Sorry
Jean
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Mitchell                           Gwynne
Davidson                        Evans
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Freeman
« Reply #30 on: Saturday 07 October 06 19:00 BST (UK) »
Joxer42,

Sorry there are no Freeman graves in Benholm

Jean
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Mitchell                           Gwynne
Davidson                        Evans
Eggie                              Felvus
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Re: Benholm Kirkyard
« Reply #31 on: Sunday 08 October 06 17:37 BST (UK) »
My local library has a copy of the Benholm OPR which records the baptisms, marriages and deaths (or rather the hire of the mortcloth used to cover the coffin).  The latter covers the period 1718-1843 but there is no indication of relationships, just the names of the deceased.
I can do a lookup for anyone who thinks that their forebear/s may be buried in the kirkyard.  There might be gaps in the record.

Bervonian.


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Re: Benholm Kirkyard
« Reply #32 on: Sunday 21 January 07 21:08 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I have an ancestor who was a coastguard in Johnshaven and died in 1857 and was buried in Benholm Churchyard, his name was William Perrott Thompson.  My cousin from Aberdeen tried to find Thompson graves a couple of years and said she could only see one but there was one flat on the ground and she thought it had W.P. on it but couldnt read it, have you seen this stone on your travels


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Re: Benholm Kirkyard
« Reply #33 on: Sunday 21 January 07 21:13 GMT (UK) »
 I have just seen your posting about the Mitchell connection with your family, William Perrott married an Anne Mitchell in St Bees Cumbria in 1810, she was the daughter of Alexander Mitchell and Ann Annerdale.

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Re: Benholm Kirkyard
« Reply #34 on: Tuesday 23 January 07 13:03 GMT (UK) »
There are a couple of Thomson graves on the plan, Ill take a look and get back to you.

My Mitchell ancestor yes just the one (I've not found her parents) is my GGG grandmother Elspet Mitchell b Kirriemuir c1780 married Aexander Ogilvie b c1777 Kirriemuir.

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Researching my family in and around Kirriemuir, Angus and Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Ogilvie/Ogilvy                 Lee
Mitchell                           Gwynne
Davidson                        Evans
Eggie                              Felvus
Leighton                         Rowley
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Re: Benholm Kirkyard
« Reply #35 on: Tuesday 23 January 07 18:51 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks Jean, I look forward to hearing your reply, fingers crossed one of them is his, I have a photo of a standing stone for Thompson but that one is not ours.

If you find any more about your Mitchells you could let me know.